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September 03, 2009 – Comments (0)

MY COMMENT: I posted this before, but it is a classic...and Zerohedge has done a recent post. I would guess besides Ron Paul, Grayson and a few others this is the extent of economic knowledge in politics.

Congressman Pete Stark Explains Leverage, Tells Reporter To "Get The F--- Out"

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 09/03/2009 08:19 -0500

California Debt Jan Helfeld Pete Stark

In a clip that has to be seen to be believed, California Congressman Pete Stark displays the most unbelievable combination of economic incomprehension, stupidity, hubris, and to top it off tells interviewer Jan Helfeld to "get to f--- out" or he will be thrown out of the window for daring to expose just what a sack of... hot air Stark is.

A line that will now live forever, thanks to Congressman Stark: "The more debt we owe, the wealthier we are".

That pretty much sums up political "thought"

Here is some more rudeness and stupidity.

Here he is again....

 Baron Hill (IN-09): This Is My Town Hall Meeting. I Set the Rules

 Phil Gramm: "Mental Recession... Nation of Whiners"

Now this Congresswomen pretends to be economically literate...but Fool remembers


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